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Nara, situated 26 miles (42 kilometers) outside of Kyoto in Japan's Kansai region, was the country's first permanent capital city. It's easily accessible from Kyoto by either train or bus (trains ...
Written by Kyoto Expert: Satoko, Japan, May 2012
May is one of the perfect seasons to enjoy Kyoto !
Why don’t you enjoy really fresh air in the cozy, late Spring weather
strolling through the comfortable paths surrounded by beautiful green ...
Written by Kyoto Expert: Satoko, Japan, January 2012
Kyoto in early Spring is a great time to enjoy one of the famous night light festivals, a moonlit beauty of the Higashiyama area. Editor’s Note: This recommendation was taken from our Japan ...
Japan’s most cultured city knows how to put on a great festival. Barely a month goes by without some historical extravaganza or other featuring on the local calendar. Here’s our list of some of the ...
Onsen (hot springs) can be found in Japan’s countryside, in natural surrounds ideal for outdoor bathing and with direct access to geothermally heated springs. Be careful not to confuse onsen with ...
While Tokyo has Tsukiji Fish Market, famous for its tuna auctions and the sheer quantity and diversity of seafood that is traded every day, landlocked Kyoto has a very different kind food market. A ...
As you walk around Kyoto you are bound to pass many Maiko (apprentice geisha) dressed in elaborate and colorful kimonos and tottering around on their okobo (wooden clogs). If you love dressing up or ...
There are thousands of temples as well as shrines in Kyoto ,
so it is understandable that people may be confused as to the
difference between the two. Calling a temple a shrine (or vice versa), ...
While Kyoto lacks some of the vibrancy of Tokyo’s contemporary arts scene, it holds all the cards when it comes to traditional art and architecture. You only need to wander the streets of Ginza or ...
Kyoto’s Nijo Castle is a survivor from an era when shoguns ruled Japan and was built in 1603 as the Kyoto residence of Japan’s most powerful shogun of the time, Tokugawa Ieyasu. The Edo Period ...
Destroyed in the world’s first atomic bomb attack on August 6, 1945, Hiroshima ’s
legacy is not a happy one, but serves to remind residents and visitors
to the city of the great loss and ...
Written by Emma, Australia, January 2013
East Kyoto is the best-preserved and most charming part of the city with a number of significant sites within walking distance of one another. You can easily spend the best part of a day exploring ...
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